Dark Side of the Ring: Season 2

Dark Side of the Ring: Season 2

Dark Side of the Ring: Season 2

From behind-the-ring controversies to unsolved homicides, this documentary series unveils the darker corners of the professional wrestling world.

2020Rating: 18USA
Documentary

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 2.1
4 January 2021

Benoit Part One

In 2007, wrestling superstar Chris Benoit murders his wife and 7-year-old son, then ends his own life; those closest to the tragedy never speak openly until now.

EPISODE 2.2
4 January 2021

Benoit Part Two

The conclusion to wrestling's darkest hour, including startling revelations about the troubled mind of Chris Benoit before he killed his wife and son, and then took his own life.

EPISODE 2.3
4 January 2021

The Life and Crimes of New Jack

One of the most feared and controversial wrestlers of all time, New Jack's career reads like a criminal rap sheet; revealing the man behind the monster and his hardcore legacy

EPISODE 2.4
4 January 2021

The Brawl For All

Known as the worst idea in the history of professional wrestling, a legitimate boxing tournament leads to career-ending injuries and has audiences begging for the final bell.

EPISODE 2.5
4 January 2021

Jimmy Snuka and the Death of Nancy Argentino

Investigating the mysterious story of Jimmy Snuka, whose girlfriend Nancy Argentino died in their motel room in 1983, and revealing her family's 30-year struggle for justice.

EPISODE 2.6
4 January 2021

The Assassination of Dino Bravo

Family and friends of Dino Bravo relive his descent from Montreal's favorite wrestling son to mob enforcer, and the deadly consequences that followed.

EPISODE 2.7
4 January 2021

David Schultz & the Slap Heard Round the World

The cautionary tale of David Schultz, set to become a superstar until his violent run-in with "20/20" reporter John Stossel saw him exiled from the business he'd sworn to protect.

EPISODE 2.8
4 January 2021

Cocaine & Cowboy Boots The Abrams Story

One man's fanatical attempt to build a wrestling empire to rival Vince McMahon's goes tragically haywire as his ego and cocaine addiction kills his dream -- and him along with it.

EPISODE 2.9
4 January 2021

The Last Ride of the Road Warriors

The inside story of how wrestling's ultimate tag-team partnership is undone when one half of the powerhouse duo slides into alcohol and substance abuse.

EPISODE 2.10
4 January 2021

The Final Days of Owen Hart

In 1999, Owen Hart fell 80 feet to his death in a stunt that went tragically wrong. Bravely reliving his final day, his widow Martha reveals the mistakes that took his life.

Dark Side of the Ring: Season 2 / Reviews

Decider

Decider

Entertaining for everyone but essential viewing for wrestling fans.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Proves these complex, often harrowing stories don't always end when the bell rings.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

It feels as if the viewer is being worked, as if the industry vets featured here are doing what they can to keep the ambiguities at the heart of their livelihood as obfuscated as they once were. In that sense, it's as thrilling as a live wrestling show.

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